Arsenal and Norwich share the spoils

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Updated: May 6, 2012

Third-placed Arsenal wasted the chance to go four points clear of Tottenham Hotspur and Newcastle United when they were held to a thrilling 3-3 home draw by Norwich City on Saturday despite a double from Robin van Persie.

Finishing third in the Premier League guarantees a Champions League group stage berth next season but fourth spot might only be worth a Europa League place if finalists Chelsea win this term’s European Cup.